For a 20-second Comic-Con 2017 teaser for Syfy’s Krypton – not even premiering until 2018 – there’s a fair bit of information in there. Krypton comes from David S. Goyer and stars Cameron Cuffe as Superman’s grandfather, Seyg-El. Set...Show More Summary
The story of Britain’s Michael Gove is a sad one. Clever, able and a genuinely original thinker, he was a successful Conservative education minister (until moved on by David Cameron for annoying the wrong—which is to say right—people) and, later, a highly promising justice minister. Show More Summary
As David Cameron found when he was considering intervention in Libya, those who have experienced, or at least know about war, are generally warier about the prospect than those who have not, and more conservative in their assessment of what can be achieved
Back when David Cameron was Britain's prime minister, he commissioned an inquiry into revenue streams for extremist groups. Cameron agreed, reluctantly, to produce the report if the Liberal Democrats supported an extension of British airstrikes on the Islamic State militant group. They did, and the study was commissioned. Now, nearly 18 months later, that report has become […]
The release of FIFA investigator Michael Garcia’s 2014 report into the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was met mostly with shrugs. The report, which had been suppressed by FIFA except for a 42-page summary that Garcia dubbed a “materially incomplete and erroneous” interpretation of his findings, didn’t contain any smoking guns […]
FIFA is the scandal-haunted governing body for world soccer/football; their internal report on corruption has leaked and it reveals a widespread culture of bribery and other corrupt practices. (more…)
Former head of policy for David Cameron believes people are willing to see taxes go up to fund NHS and social care One of the key architects of David Cameron’s austerity programme has suggested the government must consider tax rises and increased spending on public services to respond to overwhelming pressure on social care, schools and the NHS. Show More Summary
LONDON – Theresa May blocked David Cameron's attempts to unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, following last year's referendum, it has been reported. Cameron, who was prime minister at the time, tried to...Show More Summary
The Conservative Party -- and free market ideologues -- have waged a long war on "safety culture," insisting it was a nonsensical, incoherent regulation that acted as a drag on every business except no-win/no-fee lawyers, who exploited these rules to victimise poor corporations with punishing lawsuits. (more…)
George Osborne loves Peter Mandelson. David Cameron and Nick Clegg's coalition was rife with cross-party passion. Steve Bannon's good for a hate fuck. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are good for a hate fuck. Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau are...
Some of the European Union's most prominent politicians are giving Prime Minister Theresa May the option to cancel Brexit. Politicians within May's Conservative party as well as the former Prime Minister David Cameron is urging her to...Show More Summary
British Prime Minister Theresa May was humiliated by the United Kingdom electorate last Thursday. Mrs. May came to lead her Conservative Party, and the United Kingdom government, after David Cameron resigned in the wake of the “Brexit”vote last June. Show More Summary
THEODORE DALRYMPLE ON BRITAIN’S ELECTION DISASTER: Theresa May has proved an apt pupil of the David Cameron school of political incompetence. Lacking principle, she is not even good at being unprincipled: a Machiavellian, it turns out, minus the cunning. It did not help that she had the charisma of a carrot and the sparkle of […]
Lord Buckethead>Guy in the Elmo costume>May>Trump As most of you know, Theresa May — the most spectacularly inept Tory Prime Minister since David Cameron — squandered her majority. I would assume that the Conservatives will be (barely) able to form a government, but I’ll let Dave game all that out. Just a few observations: Picking […]
Steve Hilton was the man behind David Cameron’s push to remake British politics. Things didn’t work out so well there. Now he’s trying to launch a new political revolution — from sunny California. The post He’s One of the Most Famous Political Operatives in America. America Just Doesn’t Know It Yet. appeared first on Freakonomics.
I can't be the only person who finds it rather strange that Jeremy Corbyn refused to share a platform with David Cameron during the EU referendum campaign, yet the Labour leader happily invites 'hate preachers' to have tea with him in the House of Commons. Show More Summary